Drinks and nibbles at The Adamson

When you plan a girls’ weekend, cocktails and nibbles should be a fundamental part of the itinerary, am I right? When we decided we were going to St Andrews, I knew we had to stop at The Adamson for pre-dinner cocktails – having eaten there before, I knew the girls would love the low-key party… View Post

Mama’s lemon drizzle cake

For Father’s Day I ordered some personalised socks from Not On The High Street and inside the parcel was a lovely recipe card for ‘Mama’s Lemon Drizzle Cake’. How could I not give it a go? It was super easy to make and it tasted amazing – even if I do say so myself. It’s… View Post

Dairy free kids’ birthday cake

If you’re a regular reader you’ll know Kittie’s diet is dairy-free and even though we can start introducing dairy into her diet anytime from 18 months to two years, we’re not in any rush to upset her routine – especially because being diary-free is so easy these days. For her second birthday we decided on… View Post

Yoghurt cake

When I saw this recipe in Nigella Lawson’s cookbook, Nigelissima, I knew I had to try it out – neat little slices had been photographed alongside espressos and I fell for the idea of a bite size piece of cake with my mid-morning coffee… the trouble is, they’re just a bit too easy to pick… View Post

Dairy free banana bread for Kittie

If you follow me or read my blog, you might already know that Kittie, my 20-month old, has an intolerance of cow’s milk. We discovered this when she was four months – she had been breastfed for her first month of life, and thereafter was on regular formula. During this time, for around three months,… View Post